Calendar of events

Mar 4 3:00pm to 4:30pm EST

Speaker: John M. Abowd (Cornell University)

Title: Revisiting the Economics of Privacy: Population Statistics and Confidentiality Protection as Public Goods (joint work with Ian Schmutte, University of Georgia)

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Apr 1 3:00pm to 4:30pm EDT

Speakers: Bimal Sinha (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) and Marlow Lemons (U.S. Census Bureau) 

Two short talks: 

  • Noise Multiplication for Statistical Disclosure Control of Extreme Values in Log-normal Regression Samples 
  • A Method to Improve Data Swapping at the U.S. Census Bureau

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Noise Multiplication for Statistical Disclosure Control of Extreme Values in Log-normal Regression Samples (Bimal Sinha)

Apr 10 3:00pm EDT

Dr. McCutcheon has recently been invited to give the 2015 Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) Distinguished Lecture. He will speak on “Web Surveys, Online Panels, and Paradata: Automating Responsive Design.” Recent distinguished lecturers include Mike Traugott, Norbert Schwarz, and J.N.K. Rao. You can see all of the past lecturers here.